Pea soup

Updated: Apr 24, 2020

This comforting traditional pea soup could easily be a meal. Try it with a drizzle of maple syrup for a “sugar shack” flavour 😋⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Ingredients ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Yields 6 portions.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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1 1/2 cup dried yellow split peas, rinced and strained⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

1 medium onion, chopped⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

1 leek, thinly sliced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

2 carrots, chopped⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

1 celery, chopped⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

5 cups chicken broth⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

2 oz (60g) diced pancetta⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

1 bay leaf⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Ground pepper and salt ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Maple syrup for drizzling before serving⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Garnish with fresh or dried thyme⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Sautee the onions and leeks with evoo for 5 minutes at medium heat. Add the pancetta and brown for another 5 minutes. Add the carrots and celery, cook for another 5 minutes. Add the peas, bay leaf and broth. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Mix regularly and add water throughout the cooking time. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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When serving, drizzle the soup with maple syrup and a pinch of thyme. Enjoy 🤍⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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